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Saints Nation Mock Draft 4.0

I didn’t love my last mock draft and now that I’m armed with my brand new shiny Saints draft board, I’m ready to draft and stay true to it. Same deal, I’m going 7 rounds and only doing the Saints picks through the Draft Simulator using the composite of all the boards.   1st round, 13th pick: Danny Shelton, DT, Washington (last mock pick: Shane Ray, OLB, Missouri) (Photo...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Donovan James’ Top DT Prospects

OVR PLAYER POS. POS. RANK SCHOOL CLASS HT. WT. PROJ. ROUND 2  Leonard Williams DT 1 USC Jr 6’5 302 1st 12 Danny Shelton DT 2 Washington Sr 6’2 339 1st 13 Malcom Brown DT 3 Texas Jr 6’2 319 1st 16 Arik Armstead DT 4 Oregon Jr 6’7 292 1st 30 Jordan Phillips DT 5 Oklahoma rSo 6’5 329 1st-2nd 50 Carl Davis DT 6 Iowa rJr 6’5 320 2nd 52 Xavier Cooper DT 7 Washington State...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Dolphins, Eagles, Lions, Redskins, Saints, & Steelers

Dolphins Ian Rapoport reports that Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon is among the list of draft prospects visiting with the Dolphins on Wednesday. Eagles Aaron Wilson reports that the Eagles are hosting BYU OLB Alani Fua for a visit on Wednesday. Lions Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Washington DT Danny Shelton is visiting with the Lions on Wednesday. Michael...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Answers to Browns Defensive Tackle Problems in all Seven Rounds

No matter which round Cleveland decides to pull the trigger at defensive tackle, there will be an answer. Here is a look at a possible suitor in each of the seven round of the NFL draft.1st Round: Danny Shelton - WashingtonShelton was one of the most productive and dominant defensive players in the country in 2014. Shelton is great in many facets of the game and plays with a good...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the best defensive players in the 2015 NFL draft?

The Saints are going to draft DEFENSE DEFENSE DEFENSE in this draft. That much we know. But who are the best defensive players anyway? I’ve listed twenty below, many of which we should be considering for the Saints at both 13 and 31 overall. These are the top 20 defensive players in the NFL draft according to ESPN’s scouts.com. Now as I think about “fit” for the Saints I...
Via The Saints Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Best skills of the 2015 NFL Draft: Defensive Front Seven

The 2015 NFL Draft is under two weeks away with excitement building every day. Over the course of the last month or so, I have released my top five players at each position and also my top 20 prospects on my big board. So, I have moved my focus to individual skills in the draft. Each player has a different skillset that defines who he is as a player. But, which players have the best...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Lions set to host Washington DT Danny Shelton for visit

Former Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton has a pre-draft visit with the Detroit Lions next week, a source told FOXSports.com. The Lions currently own the No. 23 overall pick and would likely need to move up to pick Shelton. Shelton was rated No. 8 overall on FOX Sports 1's NFL insider Joel Klatt's big board. After allowing defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could defensive tackle be a position of emphasis for the New Orleans Saints?

It appears that the New Orleans Saints are going to be linked to any defensive talent expected to go in the middle or back half of the NFL Draft. Like Mike Triplett of ESPN.com, I am convinced the Saints will use one if not both of their picks on defense to help shore up a unit that finished 25th against the pass and 29th against the run. Those are the kinds of number that may have...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Top Three 2015 NFL Draft Prospects

The New York Giants are looking to get back into the postseason and are hoping that one of these players in the 2015 NFL draft could potentially be the missing piece. Could these three be the top options on the board for the G-Men?Brandon Scherff (Iowa, OT)Touted as the top offensive line prospect in this year's class, he possesses everything the Giants could add on the offensive...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

25 Mock Drafts and Their Picks for the Chicago Bears

The Chicago Tribune complied 25 mock drafts from several different media outlets to see who the Chicago Bears are projected to select with the No. 7 pick in the first round. The results tell a clear story: Bears’ GM Ryan Pace is going to draft a wide receiver. The Bears were left with a void at wide receiver after Pace traded Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets. Sixteen of...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Washington Defensive Tackle Danny Shelton Worked Out in Lava Lava During Pro Day

Danny Shelton is the mammoth defensive tackle of the coming draft that will either make a defensive line coach very happy in the first round or be the steal of the draft in one of the latter rounds. Last week he participated in Washington's Pro Day, but did not do everything choosing to let his combine workout speak for itself.When he went through drills he did them in a way different...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Conundrum at #12 Only Growing

Heading into the 2015 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns are in need of a number one wide receiver, a defensive lineman to sure up the run, and a quarterback. Unfortunately, the draft seemingly never goes as planned, and Cleveland could be faced with multiple scenarios. This is my gameplan for pick twelve:If Marcus Mariota falls to the New York Jets at six:Don’t trade for him. Although...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: This Week in Pro Days

By Scott Anderson Pro days are a great chance for a player that either didn’t perform well at the combine or wasn’t even invited to show off their skills to NFL scouts. A pro day can either validate or diminish a players skills in the eyes of the public, just ask former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgwater who went from top 5 to the last pick of the first round. Here are...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Fan Mock Draft: Here's how your top 10 looks

As we continue our series of team draft previews, our Fan Mock Draft result are in and here is how fans see the top 10 shaking out on April 30. MOCK DRAFT RESULTS 1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, quarterback 2. Tennessee Titans: Leonard Williams, defensive end 3. Jacksonville Jaguars: Dante Fowler, outside linebacker 4. Oakland Raiders: Amari Cooper, wide receiver 5. Washington...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington stars stand out before NFL scouts on pro day

SEATTLE (AP) Potential first-round picks Marcus Peters and Danny Shelton, along with fellow former Washington stars Shaq Thompson and Hau'oli Kikaha were the standouts as the Huskies held their annual pro day. Peters' return to the school for Thursday's event was noteworthy after he was dismissed from the Huskies program last fall. The standout cornerback was welcomed back to work...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan Mock Draft: Who should the Rams take at No. 10?

Welcome to our NFL Fan Mock Draft. We'll be letting you choose who teams should take in the top 10 picks and posting your results every day. Now that we've broken down the three players most likely to be selected by the Rams, who do you think St. Louis should take with the No. 10 overall pick? Let us know by voting below. We'll post your results tomorrow morning. Need a quick refresher...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan Mock Draft: Who should the Giants take at No. 9?

Welcome to our NFL Fan Mock Draft. We'll be letting you choose who teams should take in the top 10 picks and posting your results every day. Now that we've broken down the three players most likely to be selected by the Giants, who do you think Big Blue should take with the No. 9 overall pick? Let us know by voting below. We'll post your results tomorrow morning. Need a quick refresher...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan Mock Draft: Who should the Falcons take at No. 8?

Welcome to our NFL Fan Mock Draft. We'll be letting you choose who teams should take in the top 10 picks and posting your results every day. Now that we've broken down the three players most likely to be selected by the Falcons, who do you think Atlanta should take with the No. 8 overall pick? Let us know by voting below. We'll post your results tomorrow morning. Need a quick refresher...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

McShay has the Browns adding to their trenches in latest mock draft

The 2015 NFL Draft is exactly a month from today with the first round starting on April 30th. The Browns will be looking to upgrade their roster, especially on the defensive and offensive line. ESPN’s Todd McShay has the Browns upgrading both of those areas in his latest mock draft. In the last version of his mock draft, McShay had the Browns selecting wide receiver DeVante Parker...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns on the Clock With the 12th Pick

The upcoming NFL Draft has Browns fans questioning what the front office will decide with the 12th overall pick. Going into the 2015 Draft, Cleveland needs to fill outside linebacker, wide receiver, defensive line, offensive tackle, and add to the quarterback spots. Although the 12th pick will not resolve all of these openings, the front office must find the best player to fit one...
Via Pro Football Spot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY’s 2015 NFL Draft Coverage: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Interior Defensive Linemen

The 2015 NFL Draft is approaching closer and closer as each day passes. Over the last couple weeks, I have discussed my top five prospects for most of the positions on the defensive side of the ball. Today, I finish up the defense by examining the interior defensive linemen in the draft. Here were my top five defensive linemen in last year’s draft. These big men are the pillars...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

And With the Ninth Pick in the 2015 NFL Draft the New York Giants Select...

For the first time since 2004 the New York Giants find themselves with a top 10 pick in the NFL Draft. Picking ninth leaves the Giants in a position to possibly pick up an immediate starter. The need seems to come down to two positions, offensive line or defensive front seven. However, there isn't just one man that makes sense to select at number nine:Brandon Scherff (OT/OG) IowaJerry...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

With the 9th Pick in the 2015 NFL Draft the Giants Select...

For the first time since 2004 the New York Giants find themselves with a top 10 pick in the NFL Draft. Picking ninth leaves the Giants in a position to possibly pick up an immediate starter. The need seems to come down to two positions, offensive line or defensive front seven. However, there isn't just one man that makes sense to select at number nine:Brandon Scherff (OT/OG) IowaJerry...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Browns, Chiefs, Falcons, Lions, Ravens & Seahawks

Bears GM Ryan Pace said the Bears are currently pursuing safeties and wide receivers. (Adam Jahns) Browns Jeremy Fowler reports that the Browns were taking a “very hard look” at Washington NT Danny Shelton during his Pro Day. Chiefs Chiefs re-signed exclusive rights free agent TE Demetrius Harris. (Howard Balzer) Falcons Falcons signed G Mike Person. (Aaron Wilson) Lions Recently ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Eyeing Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton

According to numerous reports, the Chicago Bears are expected to exhaust their 7th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton. However, according to Jeff Dickerson, ESPN Chicago writer, the Bears have shown "serious interest" in signing Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton. The question remains, which of these two situations...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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